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of america -- and the defense lawyer had to say joe smith for this shmuck -- you get a sense that the system has bought into it. if you convict an innocent man, you have committed a far worse crime than any other crime because you have let the guilty party off scot-free. that is incorrect incredibly -- an incredibly important message. if anybody is waving the flag, it ought to be the public defender's office. their reluctance to do so, somehow, the sense that if they do so in will make them seem pro-government or some kind, i have never been able to fully grasp. >> let me ask a question. should we remake the image of the public defender in to the public crusader? is that what we want to do, do we need to, should we? >> i certainly think so. i bought into the public crusader thing when i was a child. ironically, here i am, not serving as a criminal defense attorney or public defender. i wanted to be a criminal defense attorney from the age of eight years old. i saw perry mason when i was a child. my father used to take me to the court house to watch the lawyers practiced law when i was 8 year
've got the latest. >>> america's most wanted. it's been called the crime that changed america. before he was a famous tv host, his son was brutally murdered. the crime never solved until now. we go inside the adam walsh killing. >>> and, apple's juice? we're on the scene as the company roms out another slimmer, lighter gizmo. so, how low can they go? tonight, we size up apple, by the numbers. >> announcer: from the global resources of abc news, with terry moran, cynthia mcfadden and bill weir in new york city, this is "nightline," march 2nd, 2011. >> good evening, i'm terry moran. and we begin tonight with another difficult chapter in the very public struggles of actor charlie sheen. last night, police removed his twin sons from his care after his estranged wife filed a restraining order against him. in an interview with abc earlier this week, sheen, one of four children himself, said he wasn't worried about his kids being negati negatively impacted by his lifestyle in all of this. i can say, hey, kids, your dad's a rock star, the actor said. here's andrea canning with the latest. >> rep
america should stop wasting education money and put it where it gives our kids a real edge in school. >>> mormon pledge. a college basketball star has sex with his girlfriend and he and his winning team pay a very high price. what do you think is right? >>> time to go. 17 days into the libyan crisis. the president says gadhafi should leave and won't rule out military help. >>> made in america. after our family gives up all their foreign goomd goods for an ones, how much did it cost? >>> and we'll tell you about an entire little town that kept pumping and pumping a heart until a miracle happened. >>> good evening. we begin with a high stakes showdown we see in state after state after state. the battle over teachers, schools and money. well, today, bill gates, whose foundation spends hundreds of millions of dollars on u.s. schools, called out state officials for incompetence, wasting money and making grave mistakes about teaching american kids to succeed. and roin clal born is here with what was really a wakeup call. >> reporter: that's right. it's not often that bill gates inserts him
in germany. >>> and, made in america. the family who said we could take away everything in their house made overseas, stunned by the truth. tonight, we show them how it looks when we buy only from workers right here at home. >>> good evening. they are our parents, our neighbors and we learned today that by the millions they are vulnerable to a kind of invisible elder abuse. it was all brought home by the original all-american kid in the old time movies, mickey rooney, who is now 90 years old. he silenced the room on capitol hill of his story of financial abuse, bullying and shame. adding, if it can happen to him, it can happen to anyone. and abc's claire shipman watched it all today. chair claire? >> reporter: diane, it is estimated that as many as 3.5 million americans are victims of elder abuse. it does have a broad definition. it can be physical abuse, it might be neglect, it might be sheer theft, which is what mickey rooney talked about in his wrenching testimony, where he said all of them can cause devastating psychological consequences. he plays to the crowd wherever he goes. a dashin
by america or the atlantic pact until think in blood. they know they will be entering hell and in a bath of blood. >> the new bloodshed brought fresh calls for the united states to impose a no-fly zone. on capitol hill this clear explanation from the defense secretary robert gates. >> there's a lot of frankly loose talk about some of these military options and let's just call a spade a spade. a no-fly zone begins within attack on libya to destroy the air defenses. that's the way you do a no-fly zone. >> a closer look at the map and talk more and more about those options and the risks of using u.s. military force in libya in a moment and take a close look at those air defense systems secretary gates just said there would have to be targeted before there could be any no-fly zone. first the latest on what right now on the ground if you look at the map amounts to a civil war playing out in libya. a tense and brutal civil war. these image, the green area controlled by opposition forces. opponents of moammar gadhafi. the red areas controlled by the gadhafi regime. if you had any doubt gadhafi
there are two different political parties in the united states of america. the chamber of commerce spent more money in last year's election than any other outside spending group. they put 93% of their chamber of commerce donations towards republican candidates. there are two sides. and because the democratic side is inherently the one with more people continue, and this is a democracy, and it is one person, one vote, the republican side in order to compete with that have to use money to leverage as many votes as they can. their side represents the interest of fewer people. that's where they found social issues and abortion and gay rights and religion and all of these other things to come in handy. there's an economic split between the two parties, between democrats and republicans, but more people are on the democratic side of that economic split, almost by definition. so republicans have had to use noneconomic conditions to get people to vote with the economic elite and against their own economic interest. the other way this works is this. to the extent that democrats embrace their role as s
♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ >> glenn: hello, america. i have been talking about the perfect storm for several years now. perfect storm is all of the forces in the world that want to take america down and capitalism and the western way of life. extremists, communists, iran, all of them. the border, the debt, for lack of trust, energy, war, terror, political correctness, islamic extremism. financial problems. the enemies within, which i just added last week, and now i'm going to add another one. all of these things are happening. and we can deal with maybe a combination of a couple of them but they are all happening at once. that is going to pose the biggest threat to the united states, the one we have ever faced. even civil war i don't think was as tough as this one is. then you have gas prices and food prices skyrocketing. a global recession. these things happening altogether. it's just not good. i want to show you something that i saw very few outlets mention this yesterday. news outlets except for fox talked about it. and it was a lead, it was broken i think by the "washington times." maybe you caught the headline
. if it doesn't shock and wake all of america up, i honestly don't know what will. ♪ ♪ >> glenn: hello, america. i want to talk to you kind of first on a personal note. doing a tv show like this -- don't get me wrong, it's not digging ditches. in one way, it's the easiest job ever. but another way is difficult. enif you believe in what you say. you're not just doing rip-and-read, you're just reading somebody else's work or words. you are trying every day as a staff to produce new material, because you have a different point of view. so you have to do your own homework. and to do it responsibly takes hours and hours and hours, endless hours of work for an entire staff. then each of us, we do a lot of reading. we do a lot of reading of current news. but also of history. enif you are a dope like me. i think i am the only person on the staff that didn't go to college. most of my life i spent as a lazy typical american, you know, kind of eating fruit loops every day and going this is sweet. on 9/11 my eyes started to open up and i realized holy cow, this is fragile. we have a responsibility as citiz
permits and then some. this is not the america we know, or is this the america we aspire to be. did i read that correctly. >> you did. >> this is the second time you had a nomination hearing before this committee. last time was april 6, 2010. >> can't remember the exact date but it was in april. >> do you know why your nomination was never called up on the floor of the senate? >> senator, i have read various press accounts but i have no direct knowledge. >> you are aware that under senate rules the only person who can do that would be the majority leader senator reid. >> i think i am aware of that. >> did you have a conversation with him or his staff about why he did not call your nomination up and have a vote at the united states senate on your nomination reports at the end of the last conference? >> not on that subject. >> so it is a mystery to you why you are having to go through this twice and you never had an opportunity for a vote on your previous nomination? >> i wouldn't perhaps a mystery. i have read some press accounts of how of the decisions were determined. as i learned to this
1,000 feet away from the funeral in westminster. >> god hates america. >> reporter: westboro baptist church believes military deaths are god's punishment for america's acceptance of homosexuality. in the wake of the ruling, the church plans to quadruple the picketing pooh soldiers are dying for the sins of this nation. you've got to put away your sins, mourn for your sins or this nation is going down. >> this court has no problem with the government sending our children over to these wars, send them back in a body bag and not even have enough respect for that dead soldier to be buried peacefully. >> reporter: justice samuel alito was the only judge who ruled against the church in this case. he said that the westboro baptist church brutally attacked snyder with their protests. jessica? >> it is also possible that al snyder may have to pay the church $100,000 to reimburse its legal fees. >>> police are getting a lot of help on their quest to find the east coast rapist. a cam pin that -- campaign that includes a website and billboard is in an evident to find a man who has raped 17 women
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and money to keep african-americans and get some back in here. this is america and you cannot do it for free. that is what mary would tell you. she would give you her favorite line right now. she would say -- let's make sure that we do not have different strokes for different folks. anyone remember that? let's make sure that everybody is treated fairly. to treat those -- you have got to give them more than you have given the other folks or they will never catch up. that is just the reality of life. that is just the reality of running the race we are in called life. we are excited. we want is not to be the end of the last project in the western addition. it may be the last thing that the redevelopment agency pays for, but it is not the last of the work that we have to do in the west of the city. to bring charity and to bring people the kind of life that they deserve. i will say it. i am through. i hope i am not to offensive. i really want to say this and i hope that you can get it. the reality of life is that white people in san francisco are too comfortable for black people to be doing as ba
. the pledge to america, as i understand it, said that you were going to cut $100 billion is that accurate? cantor: i say to the gentleman that the -- mr. cantor: i say to the gentleman that the pledge to america said we are desire rouse of reducing discretionary spending, nonsecurity spending to 2008 levels. mr. hoyer: and h.r. 1, as i understand it, is scored at $102 billion, or thereabouts, is that accurate? mr. cantor: as he know the figure of $100 billion was taken from the difference between the president's f.y. 2011 request and the 2008 levels, which is how that figure has become. i say to the gentleman if he's trying to make the point about $100 billion versus $61 billion, the gentleman is accurate when he saze the $100 billion in cuts off the request by the president is the same as $61 billion of cuts against the current level of spending at f.y. 2010 levels. if i can make the gentleman's point for him, that's why i say that insistence upon $41 billion or $40 billion in cuts is nothing but defense of the status quo. that's why i say to the gentleman, that's unacceptable to our sid
: american technology, you go. thanks for joining us. jenna: "america live" starts right now. megyn: breaking news. this is a fox news alert for the victory of the opponents of the healthcare overhaul law. welcome to "america live." i'm megyn kelly. this is just breaking moments ago. the federal judge down in florida, judge vincent, that ruled that the president's healthcare overhaul is unconstitutional, he ordered the administration to appeal his ruling on an expedited basis and said you have seven days. they went into the judge and said, we're not sure we understand your order. could you clarify it? boy, did he ever. we'll have the full details on what judge vincent has just said to the department of justice in what is clearly a setback for their legal maneuvers momentarily with shannon bream. it's not the results that the department of justice wanted, i can tell you that. we'll put it in perspective moments away. fox news alert as we await a news conference with president obama and mexican president felipe calderon. it's set to begin any moment, 1:00 p.m. live pictures from the east room o
two weeks we get more cuts. >> that's tough to say. it is destroying america. it is not a coincidence that gold hit an all-time high today. >> sean: what is it? >> it is nearing $1500 an ounce. record high our currency continues to devalue. this is a growing problem. american people have acknowledged it. we are not doing anything about it. >> sean: are we showing the world that we are now trying to get ahold of our debt? >> we are destroying america run out of control debt. skyrocketing deficits. the debt ceiling -- if we start paying down interest it will be larger than discretional spending. the real win is that for these two weeks, they were able to cut two billion dollars out of spending. not decrease the growth of government. four billion dollars in two weeks of continuing the government. that's a lot of money. >> sean: four billion here and there, i'll take it. here's the problem, people don't realize this is last year's budget. they had a democratic house and senate and democratic president, they weren't responsible enough to pass a budget. now we are doing this. why is this ba
, and asia. much of the rest is produced in north and latin america. saudi arabia is the only oil- producing country which could increase its output in the short term. serious political unrest there would likely create huge turmoil on global oil markets. >> oil remained the dominant factor weighing on european markets this wednesday. in frankfurt, germany's blue- chip index closed 0.5% lower. the eurostoxx 50 down as well. the dow industrials are up at 12,104. the euro is trading for $1.3855. good news for portugal. investors remained faithful to the highly indebted country. newly issued securities were met by solid demand today. the portuguese government was satisfied. during a meeting in berlin, the portuguese prime minister reiterated that his country would not need help from abroad. merkle endorsed portuguese austerity measures. european heads of state will meet in march to discuss measures that will guarantee the stability of the euro. more than a year after igniting the tablet computing craze, apple has unveiled the second version of the ipad, with a surprise appearance by steve jobs,
for this attack? but you see, this is hitting teachers all across america. and i was really touched last night after the show, i got a lot of e-mails, i got a lot of phone calls about my commentary on teachers, and i received response from teachers all over america. this retired teacher in ohio i think sums it up best. for those experts on what makes a teacher, i have some advice. be prepared to inform a class of 30 kids, 30 10-year-old children that a classmate was hit by a car and killed the night before, and then be able to deal with the grief as well. be confident to ask the 6-foot angry boy who has a knife, and watch him pull it out of his six-inch dagger from his boot. put it on the desk, and then begin to cry. know the right words to tell a child that her mother lost her battle with cancer and has died. encourage a child, encourage a child with bruises to be truthful on how he got them. be prepared to comfort a child whose parent was arrested for domestic abuse. and then continue to teach the basics. not once have any of these governors ever explained to their constituents that they rea
. progressive change committee and democracy for america launched this ad in milwaukee and madison today. >> i'm just a secretary, and this bill that walker's proposing is going to cost me over $3,000 a year, not to mention more down the road when we lose our collective bargaining rights. >> i believe the issues discussed in madison are not unique to madison or the state of wisconsin, these are national issues. money is being taken from workers and tax break given to major corporations. >> this is republican class warfare, an attack on the middle class. this is a battle and we need to win. >> joining me now, four protesters who have spent nights sleeping in the state capitol. sherry, a nurse, mary lee big, a customer service rep for a local phone call. karen, a student services coordinator for university of wisconsin and tom annis, a paving foreman whose wife is a teacher. and also joining us is republican wisconsin state senator glenn grothman that had this to say about protesters sleeping in the state capitol building on this program last night. >> we're trying to keep some people out of the
. in other words, there are stories that made america and there are stories that america made up. you hear what i just said? there are stories that made america and there are stories that america made up and too often the myth becomes the choice and you believe rather than the facts and here's one thing and i'm going to close it here. he give me 15 minutes. i say, how are you going to give me 15 minutes? it takes a day of my time to come up here and give me 15 minutes. but i'm going to take what i need to take. what else are you going to do when you get up here? i'm going to leave you with this and you got to listen to this. the myth of absent. in american history as in american life, black americans are invisible presence. did you hear what i just said? you got to just listen to that a little bit because it's got to sink in a little bit. they are not seen not because of their absence but because of the presence of a myth that prepares and requires their absence. did you hear what i just said? they are not seen not because of their absence but because of the presence of a myth that prepare
rolls. but our favorite thing is eating totino's pizza rolls. ♪ we're the kids in america oh, oh, oh oprah: how did you tell your comment. he said, "oh, i knew." >> i never really grilled you to find out what you thought you elimination. you'd been through went really well. you had all >> was that a giveaway? surprised, and frankly, as long as she's happy, i really didn't oprah: you really didn't care. family that i guess i haven't imagined that i could, and this about being my mom or finding me about all of your faults and all of the mistakes. do you have any could've done it better. i wish do, you know? it's all a to do is be better than i did last time, but i log that and book where you were talking about when you'd hear his driveway and the kids were you'd move to action fast. oprah: "battle stations." yeah. for herself. thank you. ropia vida. you so much. nancy, thank you so much, and, family, thank you. "untied." it's in bookstores [captioned by the national ♪ ♪ hello sunshine ♪ sweet as you can be ♪ iove waking up [ chuckles ] ♪ to your morning melody ♪ i can tell
side of beautiful: rethinking race in prisons in america" will be published later this year. the start of the off-broadway hip-hop theater production, he has lectured and performed at over 100 colleges and correctional facilities in the united states, africa, asia, latin america, and europe. he has released two albums to critical acclaim, taught at brooklyn college, new york university, the new school in columbia university, and is now touring lyrics for lockdown. one of those is sponsored by the naacp. i learned that he is beginning rehearsals for the remakes of "the wiz." let's welcome him. [applause] our moderator for this afternoon, world renowned anti- racist, multicultural educator. [applause] yes. as many of you in the audience know, she is an accomplished front line teacher. a teacher, educators, researchers, writers, consultant, speaker. she is like a mother, auntie, big sister, all in one, for me. she has taught in canada, the caribbean, and the u.s. and has been involved in the development of teachers for two decades. she consults on anti-racist inclusion very and equitable
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. barack obama was born in america. barack obama is a christian who accepted jesus christ as his personal savior. >> and lets move on. >> barack obama said that. >> i think first of all it's more indicative of the sad state of american politics. number one. and number two, i think it is destructive to the republicans. >> it is. >> i'm out there all the time saying these guys told us they'd do something about jobs. they've been on their job since early january. we've had about abortion, birthing, we've heard about this, we've heard about that. we heard nothing about jobs. they should be talking about one thing. >> let's go back to what else mike said. >> all right. >> listen, i simply refuse to pick a fight. let's bring in willie really quickly. willie, you've been part of the happy woody's roundup over the past three or four years. we love mike. but if my mother said this, i would say something about my mother. >> when we started this in 2007 -- by the way, my mother says stuff like this all the time. i pick up the phone and call her and say, ma, stop it! >> in 2007 when we started i was
about it. think about the history of innovation. what sets america apart is so many of our great inventions start out in small garages and labs with driven, inspired people who have great ideas, developed them and then they take off. i mention companies that have started this way yesterday. hewlett packard, apple, google, and there are hundreds and perhaps thousands of others. they started from humble beginnings, and they grew spectacularly, creating jobs for millions of americans and lifting up our economy and standard of living. i know an inventor who invented sky vodka, and the vodka he drank disturbed his stomach, so he figured out biologically and chemically what it was, and he invented a vodka called sky vodka. small inventor. that company was subsequently sold, i think for a great deal of money, but it started with one man who had a stomachache from drinking vodka. now, this may be just one type of example, but apple is certainly another type of example. a garage many years ago in california, and out of that emerged this giant company. so these companies start from humble
across america. >> oil companies make huge profits. >> last year, chevron made a lot of money. >> where does it go? >> every penny and more went into bringing energy to the world. >> the economy is tough right now, everywhere. >> we pumped $21 million into local economies, into small businesses, communities, equipment, materials. >> that money could make a big difference to a lot of people. >> and by the bill and melinda gates foundation. dedicated to the idea that all people deserve the chance to live a healthy productive life. and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> woodruff: president obama issued his strongest statement yet against moammar qaddafi. at a white house news conference, the president said the libyan dictator must step down from power and leave. he also said the u.s. is joining an international rescue effort and is ready to do more, if necessary. >> i have therefore approved the use of u
. this is just a way of saying obama is really a terrorist. not from america, of course. is this what it takes to -- on a parallel note. one of our pollsters tells yesterday it may be hard to understand why someone would jump off a cliff unless you understand they're being chased by a tiger and that tiger is the tea party. in other words the gop is jumping off the political cliff right now and the tea party is that tiger chasing behind it. the latest example, a tea party leader calling for john boehner's defeat because he won't support the tea party's draconian spending cuts also after newt resigned after leading his party to a disaster after being reprimanded himself after being nominated on the family republican party ticket. on the subject of sex scandals, more evidence is surfacing that it could lead to indictments for misusing campaign funds or in fact using funds as a campaign effort. finally, let me finish with the un-american effort on the right to convince people that president bhaum is somehow un-american. first of all i want to get the facts. here's radio talk show host ben fisher.
one of us. watch. >> this is not a man who sees america as you and i see america. we see america as a force for good in this world. our opponent is someone who sees america as imperfect enough to pal around with terrorists who targeted their own koun tr i. -- country. >> how clear do they have to take it, pal around with terrorists, grew up near madrasas. his father is kenyan. michelle bachmann made the ultimate goal clear as well. >> this is not symbolic. this is why we were sent here. and we will not stop until we repeal a president -- >> repeal a president. defeat a president. newt mentioned recently impeach the president. so the overall objective is clear, tear this president down by any means necessary. all right, joining me now is bob shrum who worked on both the gore and kerry presidential campaign. he knows a thing or two about dirty campaigns run against his guys. and jonathan alter. bob, you were on kerry's campaign. they ran the swift boat veterans against you. is this part and parcel to republican strategy? we have a campaign going on, go dirty, go ugly, go as low as
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-- america >> reporter: that the question for many americans is simple -- how can this be legal? the supreme court answered. speech is powerful, chief justice john roberts wrote in the court's opinion. it can stir people to action, move them to tears of both joy and sorrow and as it did here, inflict great pain. we cannot react to that pain by punishing the speaker. the court held that because the protests deal with public issues -- gays in the military, war in iraq -- they are protected under the constitution. we do not stifle public debate, roberts wrote. >> this is the kind of case that is going to have an influence for generations. it is the supreme court standing up and giving constitutional protection to extremely unpopular speech. it's really what the first amendment is all about. >> reporter: this ruling was a sharp disappointment to the family of lance corporal math matthew snyder who was killed in iraq and whose funeral was picketed. >> we found out today that we can no longer bury our dead in this country with dignity. >> reporter: but the westboro protesters do now have a license
against drug smugglers. >>> amica at the crossroads. tonight why america's losing some of the best and brightest and how to keep them here. >>> and tired of it all. alarming news about a problem that impairs our economy, our health, our jobs, actually puts us in danger. health, our jobs, actually puts us in danger. "nightly news" begins now. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good evening. the president of the united states is now on record. the longtime leader of libya needs to leave and change must come now to libya. this is how the president put it at the white house today. >> let me just be very unambiguous about this. colonel gadhafi needs to step down from power and leave. that is good for his country. it is good for his people. it's the right thing to do. >> of course, that brings us to the question of how to do that, how to finish what the libyan uprising has started. there's more support growing for a so-called no-fly zone, but the defense secretary is warning americans that would mean a u.s. air attack on libya first. moammar gad hafi has lost contrl of muc
, they turn that into a massive public platforms and they say that god is blessed america -- we went to the public platform to say, yoo hoo, it is a curse to have the -- fruit of your nation coming back in little pieces. that is not a blessing from god. he does not really know what goes on outside of these funerals, and therefore it not in a position to be disgusted about. what he means is he is disgusted about our viewpoint. nobody wants us to say anywhere that soldiers are dying for your sins. host: could you remind our viewers who were some of the folks or organizations that signed amicus briefs on behalf of your case? guest: won by a couple of dozen media organizations. one by a group of first amendment scholars, professors. there was one by the aclu, american liberty council -- that group out of -- jerry falwell started up. there were a few others that are just escaping me right now. host: front royal, virginia. sunday, independent line but talking about the supreme court decision yesterday about the approach testing and free speech. caller: thank you for taking my caller -- cal
today that the star spangled banner became america's official anthem. >> we'll show you the way that u.s. park officials are now making sure that the future generations don't forget the historic battle at phot mchenry. >>> the dancing bird that's got some sweet swagger. details coming up. [ dog barking ] mom! breakfast? in this house? in the morning i can use all the help i can get. that's why i love nutella, a delicious hazelnut spread that's perfect on multigrain toast and even whole-wheat waffles. it's a quick and easy way to give my family a breakfast they'll want to eat. and nutella is made with simple, quality ingredients, like hazelnuts, skim milk and a hint of cocoa. they love the taste and i feel good that they're ready to tackle the day. ♪ nutella. breakfast never tasted this good. >>> today there will be a dedication for the new visitors at an education center at fort mchenry. the state-of-the-art facility is geared toward teaching future generations about the historic battle that took place there 80 years ago today the star spangled banner was named our country's official
're sorting through all this again today. i'm bill hemmer. welcome to "america's newsroom" and welcome to arthel neville, nice to see you today. arthel: nice to see you as well, in for martha maccallum. a 20-year-old ethnic albainan from kosovo, we're told he was radicalized over the past few weeks. bill: reportedly yelling "god is great" in arabic before starting with the gun fire. >> reporter: we don't have the identities of the air men killed or wounded, one said to be in critical condition at a hospital in frankfurt right now. it's really difficult to believe that this man, this shooter, who has confessed to killing the two air men was radicalized in the last few weeks, but that is what germany's interior minister is saying. family members who have been interviewed about the suspect, arid uka, say he was a tkwout muslim but that the whole family was extremely proamerican. they live in germany but they are from kosovo and say they are shocked -- they are shocked by this. the nato operation was what liberated kosovo, and americans are popular there. bill, the capitol city has a boule
of the abc series "made in america." it's a challenge, of course. first david muir stripped one family's home not made of everything in america. >> which was basically everything in the house. sharyn alfonsi shows us how hard it was to find new stuff for the house made in america. this morning what their brand new made in america home looks like. >> reporter: by now you know this family who might be asking themselves, why did we do this? >> hello. >> reporter: allowing with the world news" to check everything in their home. made in india. thailand. >> bangladesh. >> reporter: where is your couch made from? china. take out anything that wasn't made in america. they came home to an empty house. >> all of our appliances are gone. and microwave, no oven, no stove, no refrigerator. john, what you making for didn'ter? >> pb&j, american classic. >> reporter: living with the consequences at bedtime. even the dog. then came the real challenge, replacing everything we took out with products made right here in america. >> hi. i'm trying to find out -- >> reporter: remember how long it took them to find
hates america >> reporter: the message from the westboro baptist church is hateful. "thank god for dead soldiers." "god hates fags." church members believe god is killing all american soldiers because the country tolerates homosexuals. >> we are trying to warn you to flee the wrath of god, flee eternal destruction. >> reporter: but no one paid much attention until the church started taking its message to soldiers' funerals. mathieu schneider died in iraq. his father told cbs news last fall that the protests at matthew's funeral stole his last moments with his son. he sued the church for emotional distress and got a $5 million judgment. >> somebody said to me, you know, "$5 million. i bet you-- i bet you'd give it up to have matt back." i would give it up just to say good-bye. >> reporter: but the supreme court said in an 8-1 decision that the church doesn't owe snyder a dime. chief justice john roberts said the first amendment protects even hurtful speech to ensure that we do not stifle public debate. now, just alito dissented. he said the protests don't add anything to the deb
the poor people in chicago, he goes into public life. he loves america, believes in democracy, what government can do for people. he's done every single thing. he's kept his nose clean, and yet they trounce him. they go after him with a vengeance because he looks different. he has a different name. isn't that an ethnic attack? isn't that what it's really about, david? >> theres no other presidential candidate who's ever gotten this type of illegitimate scrutiny. >> scrutiny? false witness. >> insulting. i mean, there were critics of george bush and dick cheney who came up with all sorts of conspiracy theories. presidents come under harsh attacks, but none that they're somebody really different who they are, that they're manchurian candidates, the color of their skin is dictating their beliefs. that they're genetically predisposed to hate the west. that's the argument here. >> okay. we've got to stop. you know why? we all grew up in a school yard that made fun of kids who were different. we always put up with them. some grew up and got better when we got older. now we have a guy talk
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about higher education in america. he and his investors have turned around a half a dozen colleges that now enroll close to 40,000 students. there are people who would say, look, this guy, michael clifford, he never went to college, he was a musician, he sort of drifted around, he had a born-again experience. do you have the credibility, do you have the bona fides to be determining the future of colleges around the country? >> no, i don't, but i'm doing it, and i think that's the great thing. only in america. i mean, my new book is called "how to run a college by a guy that never went to one." >> smith: and clifford doesn't act alone. he attracts some of america's biggest investors, like former g.e. chairman jack welch. according to the wall street journal, welch invested $2 million in one of clifford's schools. >> i invest in bonds and other things. invest in all these widgets i invest in, private equity. or invest in a school. hi, i'm jack welch. it's education for profit. i like this investment more than any one i got. >> ( laughs ).=miu/b >> smith: traditional colleges raise c
strategic plan. our plan is based upon one thing facing america. recently, a couple of years ago we celebrated brown versus the board of education. today our schools are more segregated. i think this is the greatest civil rights. the achievement gap. you can't have systems that are separate but equal. you can't have systems that allow african american students and latino students out performed by special education students. our plan is called "beyond the talk". what are we going to do specifically to make sure the schools that the woman mentioned and malcomx are as good as any other school. any school in san francisco has to be good enough that we would want to go there. if it's not, it's unacceptable. >> that's a great way to segway to solutions. >> we are here for solutions. it's true. we do have to talk. we have to do it in a way that's respectful and a way to bring people together rather than push people apart. if we expect our young people to exercise social emotional learning. we have to do it as adults. i want everyone to think about a solution that you may have to offer and
of america's next great restaurant. >> it is a little cold. in the fall forecast is just ahead. it is only 33 degrees so far. >> high pressure is sitting just to our north. cold air, dry air, though it is sunny out there. to the west is a weather system. at the moment, it is trying to run into the high pressure. we are in great shape for a while. the minute this goes away, the stuff out west comes in. let's look at some of these cold temperatures. annapolis, 30, 32, cambridge. it is just above freezing in parton. it is in the upper 20 posole in oakland. everyone is in the same -- the in oakland. everyone is in the same cool conditions. you can see these streamers in the clouds. that is the cold air coming out of the north. here is that area of high pressure. there is a low pressure system spinning over the maritime provinces of canada. part of the disturbance out in the west reaches into the mountains. this will eventually soak us down for the weekend. it will warm us up too. today, 38-43 for the high. north-northwest winds at 10-15. it is only 32 now, so it may be tough to get up there. smal
to the flag of the united states of america and to the republic for which it stands, one nation, under god, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all. the speaker pro tempore: the chair will entertain up to 10 requests for one-minute speeches on each side of the aisle. for what purpose duds the gentleman from south carolina seek recognition? mr. wilson: i ask permission to address the house for one minute and revise and extend my remarks. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. mr. wilson: mr. speaker, damian pauletta of "the wall street journal" reported on a study by the government accountability office revealing bloated budgets in government programs. it found duplicative overlaps leading to wasteful spending of taxpayers' money. it found inefficiencies with 82 federal programs to improve teacher quality, 56 programs to help people gain a working knowledge of finances, and 47 federal programs for job training and employment. the study concluded the effectiveness of many of these programs has not been assessed. at a time when the president proposed trillion-dollar deficits, the f
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